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Patty Enrado | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Medicare needs to be more transparent as it sets its "coverage with evidence development," or CED, policy, healthcare industry experts said at September teleconference.... More
Patty Enrado | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON - More than 20 health plans, technology vendors and providers have made commitments to simplify the process of verifying patient insurance information. By participating... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Group: Minnesota boasts some of the best insurers The Bloomington, Minn.-based Buyers Health Care Action Group, in its recently released annual report on health plan performa... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
HOUSTON - Memorial Hermann, which operates 12 hospitals in Houston and the region, has created a new affiliate company called Memorial Hermann Medical Group. The initiative is... More
Jack Beaudoin | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Irving, TX - About a decade ago, Dr. Scott Conard was part of a missionary team of 21 doctors and dentists who, armed with $250,000 in medical supplies, treated more than 500 orphans whose paren... More
Patty Enrado | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
EAGAN, MN - Consumers can now compare primary clinics in Minnesota, thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's expansion of its Healthcare Facts, a "nutrition label" r... More
Neil Rouda | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
While many in the industry will gather in Denver for the 78th AHIMA annual convention this month, some of us will be in Geneva for an altogether different look at the "World of Health IT"... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
AHIC workgroup assesses public support for PHRs Participants at a September federal hearing on personal health records said that while the technology holds promise, many concerns have... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Picis signs contracts with several hospitals Picis, Inc. of Wakefield, Mass. has signed eight new contracts, covering 22 hospitals, for its Picis CareSu... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
By Paul Dimitruk, PortBlue CEO If the lesson was ever needed, Katrina dramatically underscored the need for robust regional responses to disasters. For those that survive, the... More
Eric Wicklund | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Calling it the "beginning of the wave" in consolidating its healthcare offerings, Siemens Medical Solutions has created a new division that combines three existing businesses and launches... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Readers who responded to the most recent Healthcare IT News online survey were almost evenly spilt on whether President Bush's executive order aimed at boosting healthcare IT initiatives would m... More